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11-23-2006, 03:23 AM
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Four-Bagger Moves Baze to Within 7 of Record (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36490)
Jockey Russell Baze won aboard each of the first four of his six mounts at Bay Meadows Wednesday and drew within seven of all-time leading jockey Laffit Pincay Jr. Blood-Horse (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36490)

Baze, Pincay Prepare for Record (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36484)
Russell Baze, with 9,519 career wins, still needs 11 victories to equal Laffit Pincay Jr.'s record as the winningest jockey of all time. But both riders are already getting geared up for the big moment. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36484)

Thor's Echo 8-5 Choice in De Francis Dash (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36489)
Thor's Echo, upset winner of the TVG Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) on Nov. 4, is the 8-5 morning line favorite after drawing the outside post among nine entered in the $300,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (gr. I) at Laurel Park Saturday. Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36489)

Ashkal Way Faces Formidable Field in Citation (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36492)
Irish-bred Ashkal Way, a winner of five of six starts in the U.S., makes his Hollywood Park debut Friday in the $400,000 Citation Handicap (gr. IT) to kick off the 15th Turf Festival. Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36492)

New Orleans community rallies around return of Fair Grounds (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67926&subsec=1)
While racing fans typically have been able to circle the Thanksgiving date as the traditional opening day for Fair Grounds, the reflective holiday promises to hit just the right chord when racing returns to the historic New Orleans track on Thursday. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67926&subsec=1)

NYRA Considers Pulling Signal (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36485)
The New York Racing Association is considering pulling the simulcast signal sent to New York City Off-Track Betting Corp.'s in-home bettors. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36485)

Horse Deaths in Louisiana Attributed to Illegal Clenbuterol (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36479)
Two sources have verified that there have been an undetermined number of deaths in Louisiana since last week from an illegal clenbuterol product. One report was that six horses are known dead, and approximately 10 more have been severely affected by the illegal product. Reportedly deaths have occurred with only one dose. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36479)

George Washington receives Timeform's highest rating of 2006 (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67923&subsec=3)
Stan James Two Thousand Guineas (Eng-G1) and Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (Eng-G1) winner George Washington (Ire) was the top horse in Europe this year as judged by England's Timeform ratings. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67923&subsec=3)